Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Herbert River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the Herbert River

Issued at 8:09 am EST on Friday 30 March 2018
Flood Warning Number: 17

River levels have eased below the minor flood level across the Herbert River
catchment.

No significant rainfall is expected across the catchment area for the next few
days.

A Flood Watch is current for coastal catchments between Cairns and Burnett
Heads, which includes the Herbert River for possible heavy rainfall developing
late Sunday and into Monday. Further updates to the Flood Watch will be issued
across the weekend.

Herbert River downstream of Nash's Crossing:
River levels have eased below the minor flood level.

Flood Safety Advice:
Remember: If it's flooded, forget it. For flood emergency assistance contact
the SES on 132 500. For life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000)
immediately.

Current emergency information is available at www.qld.gov.au/alerts

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Wild R at Silver Valley TM, 2.31, Steady, 07:00 AM FRI 30/03/18
Rudd Ck at Gunnawarra TM, 4.08, Falling, 07:00 AM FRI 30/03/18
Herbert R at Gleneagle Alert, 4.09, Steady, 07:34 AM FRI 30/03/18
Blencoe Creek at Blencoe Falls TM, 3.35, Falling, 07:00 AM FRI 30/03/18
Herbert R at Nashs Crossing Alert, 3.15, Falling, 07:58 AM FRI 30/03/18
Herbert R at Zattas Alert, 1.58, Steady, 07:49 AM FRI 30/03/18
Herbert R at Abergowrie Alert, 4.97, Falling, 07:40 AM FRI 30/03/18
Herbert R at Abergowrie TM, 5.05, Falling, 07:00 AM FRI 30/03/18
Stone R at Peacock Siding Alert, 1.85, Falling, 07:55 AM FRI 30/03/18
Herbert R at Trebonne Alert, 6.62, Falling, 07:48 AM FRI 30/03/18
Herbert R at Ingham Pump Stn Alert, 6.07, Falling, 07:55 AM FRI 30/03/18
Herbert R at Gairloch (manual), 9.40, Falling, 09:00 AM THU 29/03/18
Herbert R at Halifax Alert, 3.62, Falling, 07:19 AM FRI 30/03/18
Lucinda Pt Tide TM, 3.58, Steady, 07:42 AM FRI 30/03/18

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts.

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